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About Us

Your trusted partner in eye health and vision correction.
Awarded 2024 Orange County Medical Association and Best Cataract Surgeons In America

See the world clearly and confidently with us by your side.

At California Eye Associates, we’re more than just eye doctors; we’re your partners in achieving optimal vision and lifelong eye health. Led by the expertise of Dr. Katerina Kurteeva, a board-certified ophthalmologist dedicated to the latest advancements in the field, our practice provides comprehensive eye care for patients of all ages in Orange County and beyond.

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Our philosophy

Patient-centered care isn’t just a motto, it’s our philosophy. We believe in taking the time to truly understand your unique needs and concerns, crafting personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific vision goals. We leverage state-of-the-art technology and minimally invasive procedures for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment, ensuring exceptional outcomes.

Beyond advanced equipment, we prioritize empowering you with knowledge. Through clear communication and patient education, we equip you to make informed decisions about your eye health. Ultimately, we believe in creating a welcoming and compassionate environment where you feel heard, respected, and supported throughout your entire journey towards optimal vision.

Katerina Kurteeva, MD

Premier Ophthalmologist in Orange County

Dr. Kurteeva is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She completed her medical training at Loma Linda University graduating with top honors to be elected into Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. She went on to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI to successfully fulfill her transitional medicine internship requirement as well as surgical residency in ophthalmology.

Our practice focuses on precision cataract extraction surgery using the latest technology available including femtosecond laser, premium or lifestyle intraocular lens technology and LASIK refractive surgery as well as newest minimally invasive glaucoma procedures (MIGS).

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as American Society of Cataract and the BEST CATARACT SURGEONS in AMERICA. She contributed to the Academy’s Young Ophthalmologist publication as well as scientific journals.

Dr. Kurteeva from California Eye Associates in Newport Beach, CA

Over the years, Dr. Kurteeva has become an expert in aesthetics around the eye and facial rejuvenation by investing in the latest technology and educating herself about skin care. She is a certified injector of neurotoxins to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, facial fillers to give a restful look, and skin tightening for skin damaged by sun and stressful life events. She has embraced the radiofrequency and microneedling treatment for acne and lax skin and offers non-surgical blepharoplasty in our beautiful in-office suite.

Fluent in both English and Russian, Dr. Kurteeva caters to the diverse needs of Newport Beach residents. We offer full-service optical and contact lens fitting in our office. Our skilled optician will help you navigate the frame selection and work with your needs for your best-looking and most functional pair of glasses. Numerous local families trusted California Eye Associates with their eye health, and we feel privileged to serve multiple generations at our location. Dr. Kurteeva has performed over 10,000 ophthalmic procedures and chose Newport Bay Surgery Center as the premier destination for her patients.

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